Kim's Zippy Sauce


This is the famous zip sauce that goes with steak served locally in Detroit. It really brings out the best in beef, and adds a spicy punch to the flavor.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 mins
Total Time:
11 mins
1 cup


  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • ½ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

  • 1 ½ tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • cup beef drippings


  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the rosemary, thyme, garlic powder, parsley flakes and salt. Mix in the mustard, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce, cumin, and cayenne pepper. Warm gently for about a minute. Mix equal parts of the sauce with beef steak drippings to complete the sauce just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

79 Calories
6g Fat
1g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 79
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 415mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 60mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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